This Week in YOUR Navy: Aug. 23 – Aug. 29

On any given day, in your U.S. Navy, our team of more than 600,000 professional Sailors and civilians are working together around the globe to perform our mission: deter aggression and, if deterrence fails, win our Nation’s wars. It is not possible to share every aspect of this global team but, through this blog, we offer you a glimpse of what these men and women do on a daily basis.  Don’t forget to scroll to the bottom for a current status of YOUR U.S. Navy!

PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 24, 2014) Sailors wait to observe flight operation from the superstructure of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 24, 2014) Sailors wait to observe flight operation from the superstructure of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

DULUTH, Minn. (Aug. 24, 2014) Pilots from the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, take off at the Duluth Air and Aviation Expo.

DULUTH, Minn. (Aug. 24, 2014) Pilots from the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, take off at the Duluth Air and Aviation Expo.

PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 23, 2014) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Airman Ramey Herrera conducts a check of the countermeasure wash-down system on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 23, 2014) Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) Airman Ramey Herrera conducts a check of the countermeasure wash-down system on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

ARABIAN GULF (Aug. 24, 2014) Marines aboard an amphibious assault vehicle (AAV) exit the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

ARABIAN GULF (Aug. 24, 2014) Marines aboard an amphibious assault vehicle (AAV) exit the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Aug. 26, 2014) Chief Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Steven Shinault, from Seattle, prepares a training room prior to a firefighting drill at Surface Warfare Officer School for Fire Fighting and Damage Control Training at Fleet Activities Yokosuka.

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Aug. 26, 2014) Chief Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) Steven Shinault, from Seattle, prepares a training room prior to a firefighting drill at Surface Warfare Officer School for Fire Fighting and Damage Control Training at Fleet Activities Yokosuka.

KEY WEST, Fla. (Aug. 27, 2014) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert congratulates 19 re-enlistees after administering the oath of enlistment during an all-hands call at Boca Chica Field.

KEY WEST, Fla. (Aug. 27, 2014) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert congratulates 19 re-enlistees after administering the oath of enlistment during an all-hands call at Boca Chica Field.

PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 24, 2014) An F/A-18C Hornet from the Stingers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113 and an F/A-18E Super Hornet from the Fighting Redcocks of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 22 fly in formation over the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 24, 2014) An F/A-18C Hornet from the Stingers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113 and an F/A-18E Super Hornet from the Fighting Redcocks of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 22 fly in formation over the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

KOJE ISLAND, Republic of Korea (Aug. 24, 2014) Rear Adm. Lisa Franchetti and Sailors from Commander, Navy Region Korea, pose for a picture with residents during a U.S. Navy visit designed to build relationships with the community at Aikwangwon, a home and school for the mentally and physically disabled, on Koje Island, Republic of Korea.

KOJE ISLAND, Republic of Korea (Aug. 24, 2014) Rear Adm. Lisa Franchetti and Sailors from Commander, Navy Region Korea, pose for a picture with residents during a U.S. Navy visit designed to build relationships with the community at Aikwangwon, a home and school for the mentally and physically disabled, on Koje Island, Republic of Korea.

 

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